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Overview: Train from Munich to Amsterdam

distanceDistance414 miles (668 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$45 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Munich to Amsterdam cover the 414 miles (668 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 41 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $45 (€38), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $45 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Train providers

Deutsche Bahn Munich – Amsterdam

Travel from Munich to Amsterdam from $45 (€38) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Munich to Amsterdam. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

  • Average Price: $45

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets to Amsterdam from Munich and when traveling by train:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Trains from Munich to Amsterdam

Travelers headed for the capital of the Netherlands from Munich can expect journey times of between seven and a half to 11 hours. Deutsche Bahn is the only provider of trains along this route, with each departure requiring at least one change, with some making as many as four transfers throughout the journey. There are regular departures spread throughout the day starting as early as 3:00 a.m. continuing to shortly before 10:00 p.m.

Munich to Amsterdam Train Time: Daily Departures

The number of trains from Munich to Amsterdam varies from day to day. There can be as many as 40 trains or as few as 12 on a Friday or during vacation periods. There are hourly departures, with the first train leaving Munich in the early morning, while the last departure is just before 10:00 p.m. On average, the 416 mile journey lasts nine hours 17 minutes, although the fastest train from Munich to Amsterdam covers the distance in about seven hours 30 minutes.

How long is the journey by train from Munich to Amsterdam?

The time taken to travel by train from Munich to Amsterdam varies depending on the number of connections along the way, as well as the day of travel. A direct train can take as little as seven hours 28 minutes, although the average duration for the 416 mile journey is nine hours 17 minutes.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Munich to Amsterdam?

Departure train station: All trains that ply the Munich-Amsterdam route depart from the Munich Central Station. The station is about 450 meters from the city center, and can be easily accessed on foot. The terminus has numerous left luggage lockers, ATMs in various locations, and WiFi, usually free for the first 30 minutes.

Arrival train station: Trains from Munich stop at the Amsterdam Central Station. The station is in the heart of the city within easy walking distance from the hotels and other sights. There are information desks at various entrances, luggage lockers which operate 24/7, a lost luggage desk and ticketing machines.

Which train companies travel from Munich to Amsterdam?

Deutsche Bahn is the main operator for train services between Munich and Amsterdam. Travelers using a Deutsche Bahn train from Munich to Amsterdam have to go through multiple changes along the route. Transfers take place at such cities Frankfurt, Mannheim, Dusseldorf, and Venlo. On average, the company runs 39 trains between the two cities, with departures spread throughout the day. The journey from Munich to Amsterdam lasts just over nine hours, although some trains cover the distance in about seven hours 28 minutes.

Deutsche Bahn Munich to Amsterdam

Deutsche Bahn operates all train services between Munich and Amsterdam, making about 39 trips per day, with a train departing every hour. The earliest connection leaves Munich for Amsterdam at about 4:00 a.m. and the last train departs just before 10:00 p.m. Traveling by a train from Munich to Amsterdam can take as many as three connections.

Munich to Amsterdam Trains: Services on Board

Travelers onboard Deutsche Bahn services can choose from either first or second class carriages and flexible pricing. A first-class seat offers extra comfort as it has larger legroom, and with individual sockets, passengers can keep their phone or laptop fully charged while they stream using the WiFi. Although the operator allows bicycles on board, the service is available to those traveling long-distance trains, and passengers must buy relevant tickets for their bikes. Foldable or disassembled bikes that occupy little space do not require a fee. Passengers can board Deutsche Bahn trains with small pets like guide dogs and cats provided that they are in cages or do not disturb other passengers. That said, irrespective of what passengers bring on board, it must not obstruct aisles, doors, or safety equipment. Passengers with limited mobility or disabilities are well catered for as there as integrated boarding aides such as ramps to facilitate their movements. It is advisable to contact Deutsche Bahn at least 48 hours before travel to organize any assistance.

How to find cheap train tickets from Munich to Amsterdam?

For passengers traveling on a budget from Munich to Amsterdam, there are ways to reduce costs and find cheap tickets. Booking in advance is a great way to secure savings. Deutsche Bahn floats its tickets between three and six months in advance of travel. Slower trains, or those with more transfers, tend to cost less than direct or high-speed routes. Tickets are also more expensive during peak times, such as morning rush hour, so it could be beneficial to avoid the commuter rush.

Train tickets from Munich to Amsterdam: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 65 €
2 weeks earlier 53 €23%
3 weeks earlier 59 €10%
1 month before 49 €33%
2 months earlier 60 €8%
3 months earlier 45 €44%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Munich - Amsterdam. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Munich - Amsterdam 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 10% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Munich - Amsterdam with 2 months in advance you save up to about 8% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 44%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from Munich to Amsterdam
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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Munich and Amsterdam?

Travel between Munich, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Netherlands from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Munich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

All travelers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 12/1/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Amsterdam from Munich as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Return travel from Netherlands to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Munich from Amsterdam?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Amsterdam?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Munich, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 12/5/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Munich from Amsterdam.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Munich to Amsterdam?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Munich and Amsterdam for as low as $45 (€38)  for the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket between Munich and Amsterdam?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Munich to Amsterdam train to cost on average $45 (€38)  one way.
What is the distance between Munich and Amsterdam by train?
The distance between Munich and Amsterdam by train is approximately 414 miles (668 km).
What is the Munich to Amsterdam train travel time?
On average the Munich to Amsterdam train travel time is 8 h 41 min  for the 414 miles (668 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Munich to Amsterdam depart from? Which Amsterdam train station do I come into from Munich?

There are a few train stations in Munich to start your route from including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. In Amsterdam you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from München Hbf   and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Where is the departure train station in Munich located? Where is the arrival train station in Amsterdam located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from München Hbf and travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Amsterdam Centraal and need to travel approximately 0.6 miles (916 m) from the train station to the city center in Amsterdam.

Which train providers should I travel with from Munich to Amsterdam?
For the best Munich to Amsterdam train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Munich and Amsterdam to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services per day are there from Munich to Amsterdam?
The average number of trains departing Munich for Amsterdam is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Munich to Amsterdam?
You can take the earliest train from Munich to Amsterdam at 7: 47 AM   or take the last train from Munich to Amsterdam leaving at 11: 01 PM. Look for the latest Munich to Amsterdam train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How early should I purchase train tickets from Munich to Amsterdam to score the best deals?
If you buy the Munich to Amsterdam train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $45 (€38). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Munich to Amsterdam. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Amsterdam
München Hbf is the most popular Munich railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Munich for your trip to Amsterdam.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 8913081055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for München Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U4, U5, U7
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8
Tram lines: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Bus lines: 68, X98
Train lines: ICE, RJ, NJ, IC, EC, RE, RB